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EVS launches Blackbird partnership with deployment for international sporting events

Liège, Belgium, March 9, 2021

EVS, the leader in live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, has announced today a partnership with Blackbird, the world’s fastest, most powerful professional cloud-native video editing and publishing platform, providing rapid access to video content for the easy creation of clips, highlights and long-form content to multiple devices and platforms. The solution will be deployed in upcoming international sporting events.

Blackbird CEO, Ian McDonough, said: “It’s a real thrill for us to announce this partnership with EVS who are synonymous with the production of the world’s most emotive and high value sports content as well as global news and market leading entertainment shows. To announce this together with a deployment on the greatest international sporting events taking place in the near future is simply fantastic. It highlights not only the attributes of the Blackbird technology, but also the confidence that EVS has in our team to deliver on the biggest of stages."

EVS Chief Marketing Officer, Nicolas Bourdon, said: “As a certified partner within our Technology Partner Program, Blackbird is helping EVS to expand its live and near-live content management and distribution offering with the integration of a flexible infrastructure and future-proof cloud-based video editing that meets the challenging demands of the world’s most prestigious sporting events.”

 

 

About Blackbird plc

Blackbird operates in the fast-growing SaaS and cloud video market, and has created the world’s most advanced suite of cloud-native computing applications for video, all underpinned by its lightning-fast codec. Blackbird’s patented technology allows for frame accurate navigation, playback, viewing and editing in the cloud. Blackbird enables multiple applications, which are used by rights holders, broadcasters, sports and news video specialists, esports, live events and content owners, post-production houses, other mass market digital video channels and corporations.

Since it is cloud-native, Blackbird removes the need for costly, high end workstations and can be used from almost anywhere on almost any device. It also allows full visibility on multi-location digital content, improves time to market for live content such as video clips and highlights for social media distribution, and ultimately results in much more effective monetisation.

Blackbird® is a registered trademark of Blackbird plc.

For more information about Blackbird, go to www.blackbird.video